ITT Technical Institute-Orland Park

Tel: (708)326-3200
567 students
Public institution
At ITT Tech we are committed to helping men and women develop the skills and knowledge to pursue many opportunities in fields involving technology, criminal justice, and business.
School Highlights:
ITT Technical Institute-Orland Park serves 567 students (57% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 71% of the student body (majority Black), which is more than the state average of 38%.
ITT Technical Institute-Orland Park is one of 35 community colleges within Cook County, IL.
The nearest community college is City Colleges of Chicago-Richard J Daley College (16.6 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
ITT Technical Institute-Orland Park Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges Baccalaureate/Associates Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 567 teachers has grown by 51% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 27:1 has decreased from 31:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.66 is more than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 13% over five years.
Total Enrollment
567 students
1,273 students
ITT Technical Institute-Orland Park Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
326 students
829 students
ITT Technical Institute-Orland Park Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 241 students
1,017 students
ITT Technical Institute-Orland Park Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
ITT Technical Institute-Orland Park sch enrollment ITT Technical Institute-Orland Park sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan - 1%
% Asian 2%
2%
ITT Technical Institute-Orland Park Asian (2007-2012)
% Hawaiian - 1%
% Hispanic 25%
7%
ITT Technical Institute-Orland Park Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black 44%
12%
ITT Technical Institute-Orland Park Black (2006-2012)
% White 29%
66%
ITT Technical Institute-Orland Park White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races - 2%
ITT Technical Institute-Orland Park sch ethnicity ITT Technical Institute-Orland Park sta ethnicity
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.66 0.45
ITT Technical Institute-Orland Park Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $18,048 is more than the state average of $5,961. The in-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $18,048 is more than the state average of $10,075. The out-state tuition has grown by 5% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $18,048 $5,961
ITT Technical Institute-Orland Park In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $18,048 $10,075
ITT Technical Institute-Orland Park Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Percent Admitted 61%
78%
ITT Technical Institute-Orland Park Percent Admitted (2006-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

ITT Technical Institute, Matteson, is one of a network of coeducational, non-denominational private postsecondary educational institutions owned and operated by ITT Educational Services, Inc., a Delaware corporation. ITT Technical Institute, Portland, Oregon was started in 1971 under the name United Electronics Institute. ITT Educational Services, Inc., purchased the school in 1978 and in April 1979, the name of the school was changed to ITT Technical Institute. The school moved to its present location in October 1988. The school offers associate of applied science degree programs of study in Computer and Electronics Engineering Technology, Computer Drafting and Design and Information Technology and bachelor of science degree programs of study in Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Data Communication Systems Technology, Digital Entertainment and Game Design, Electronics and Communications Engineering Technology, Industrial Automation Engineering Technology, Technical Project Management and Information Systems Security. A branch is located in Matteson, Illinois. ITT Technical Institute, Matteson, Illinois opened in June 1993, offering Electronics Engineering Technology. The school now offers associate of applied science degree programs of study in Computer and Electronics Engineering Technology, Computer Drafting and Design, Information Technology-Computer Network Systems, and Information Technology-Multimedia and a bachelor of applied science degree program of study in Technical Project Management. The facility consists of approximately 27,400 square feet which includes theory classrooms and laboratories, a resource center, a student lounge and administrative offices. Ample parking is available for students, staff and visitors. Special facilities available for disabled persons include specially equipped restrooms, a pay phone and water fountain at wheelchair height, and parking spaces for disabled persons. The facility is in compliance with federal, state and local ordinances and regulations, including those relating to safety and health. The college is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award associate of applied science and bachelor of applied science degrees.

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